Willie “Peter Rabbit” Clyde Beall was born on April 10, 1946 in Lumpkin, Georgia to the late Mr. S.B. Bolden and Mrs. Estella Beall Freeman. He attended the Public Schools of Stewart County Georgia. At an early age, Willie was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Lumpkin, Georgia.
Willie later moved to Jacksonville, Florida where he worked and during that time he met and married his very devoted wife, Jestine King Beall of 51 years. He retired early due to his disability, enjoying the work he loved as a cement finisher.
Willie departed this life Friday, March 15, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, S.B. Bolden; mother, Estella Beall Freeman; brothers, Sammie Lee Beall and James Knighton; and sister, Rosia Mae Beall.
Willie leaves to cherish his memory: his beloved wife, Jestine Beall; his only child and daughter, Carolyn Beall; grandson, Michael Mixon; granddaughter, Bri’Yanna Mixon; great-grandsons, Ameen (Siy) and Marley Mixon; 2 step great-granddaughters; 4 step great-grandsons; sisters, Mary Knighton (Jacksonville, Florida), Jessie Beall Hall (Richard) (Lumpkin, Georgia); brother, Coleman Beall, Sr. (Cincinnati, Ohio); sister-in-laws, Joann (Roy C.) Reddick (Albany, Georgia), Bobbie Ann Ross (Pontoon Beach, Illinois), Henrie Mae Johnson (Cordele, Georgia), Dr. Rosia Knighton (Tifton, Georgia); brother-in-laws, Willie B. (Ann) Johnson (Toledo, Ohio), Clarence (Annie W.) Johnson (Cordele, Georgia), Willie James Johnson (Avon Park, Florida), Bobby Joe Johnson (Panama City, Florida); a very devoted cousin, Davis Lee Beall; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral service for Willie Clyde Beall will be held 1:30 pm Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at the Samuel C. Rogers, Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, Florida 32206. The visitation will be 5 - 7pm, Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Edgewood Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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